McHenry, IL 60050 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 60050: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
McHenry, IL 60050

Acceptable Alternative
Bull Valley, IL 60050
Holiday Hills, IL 60050
Johnsburg, IL 60050
Lakemoor, IL 60050
McCullom Lake, IL 60050

Not Acceptable, USPS
Prairie Grove, IL 60050
Sunnyside, IL 60050

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 849
  • Single Family Addresses: 11,154
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,056
  • County: McHenry County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.347, Longitude -88.26
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 60050 has segments in 2 Counties (Lake, McHenry).

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McHenry, IL 60050 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 32,305
Population in Households 32,090
Population in Familes 26,553
Population in Group Qrtrs 215
Population Density1 1,218
Diversity Index2 39


Total Households 12,107
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 8,381
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 13,105 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,186 (70.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,921 (22.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 998 ( 7.6%)
Median Home Value $198,361
Average Home Value $236,997


Median Household Income $67,470
Average Household Income $82,220
Per Capita Income $31,058
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.09% 0.0%
Households 0.17% 0.04%
Families 0.05% -0.03%
Median Household Income   2.7%
Per Capita Income   1.86%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

McHenry, IL 60050 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 60050 to the other 1,378 ZIP Codes in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 125 91st
Population Density1 # 309 78th
Diversity Index2 # 309 78th
Median Household Income # 268 81st
Per Capita Income # 336 76th

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